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Regulation

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MSCI, INREV renew calls to revise down Solvency II charges

Tue, 7 Mar 2017By

Update to 2011 study provides more evidence that regulators are overstating risk

China

New rules could affect outbound Chinese property investment

Wed, 30 Nov 2016By

New restrictions if put into effect might lengthen due diligence by large investors

The Houses of Parliament, London

AREF to investigate Brexit implications for property funds

Thu, 13 Oct 2016By

John Forbes commissioned to reassess best practice post-referendum

AIFMD: The passport queue lengthens

September/October 2016 (Magazine)

Regulators are getting closer to extending passporting rights to non-EU countries. But a number of issues could slow the process, writes Glynn Barwick

ESMA Paris building

ESMA raises concerns over extending AIFMD passport to US

Tue, 19 Jul 2016By

InvestEurope says Brexit makes easing of cross-border capital flows even more important

More power to limited partnerships

Regulation: More power to limited partnerships

May/June 2016 (Magazine)By

 Investors should be aware of planned reforms to UK limited partnerships, which could be to their advantage. Melville Rodrigues explains

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UK government fires 'starting gun' for PAIF conversions – AREF

Wed, 30 Mar 2016By IPE staff

Seeding relief to stimulate investment in vehicles, association says

The Houses of Parliament, London

Tax change puts emerging UK rented residential sector on backfoot

Thu, 17 Mar 2016By

Commercial real estate also set for change following UK Budget

Taiwan

Taiwan’s relaxes overseas investment restrictions for insurers

Wed, 16 Mar 2016By Tsering Namgyal

New risk-based limits should enable Fubon to buy Cannon Place in London

Regulation: Removing the American hurdle

March/April 2016 (Magazine)By

Reform of a decades-long tax rules for foreign investors has been welcomed by some of Europe’s biggest pension fund investors. Rachel Fixsen reports

Taiwan

Taiwan insurers push for relaxation of real estate limits

Mon, 8 Feb 2016By Tsering Namgyal

Regulators propose limiting investments to 30% of net worth

Regulation: Have passport, will travel

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By

Non-EU managers have a wait before AIFMD passporting is extended to their jurisdictions. Rachel Fixsen reports on what this means for managers and investors

Tokyo at night

Asian schemes to benefit from tax-free route to US property – CBRE

Fri, 8 Jan 2016By IPE staff

Japanese, Australian and South Korean pension funds most likely to take advantage of FIRPTA change

Manhattan, New York

Foreign pension funds' tax-free route to US real estate cleared

Mon, 21 Dec 2015By Stephanie Schwartz-Driver

Reforms to FIRPTA passed by US Congress

Euros

European insurers look to real assets as they face return shortfall

Mon, 14 Dec 2015By

Survey shows companies are unlikely to be able to meet targets

Australian offices

Australia raises investment threshold for foreign real estate investors

Thu, 3 Dec 2015By IPE staff

Government moves to attract more foreign capital

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People moves: Stulp to head Dutch arm of AXA–IM Real Assets

Tue, 23 May 2017By IPE staff

AXA IM–RA, IVBN, Bouwinvest, Benson Elliot, Heitman, Henderson Park, L&G

Business people walking

People moves: Maarsen takes property investment role at Syntrus Achmea

Thu, 18 May 2017By IPE staff

Syntrus Achmea, Hammerson, LaSalle, Union Investment, Irwin Mitchell, Quadrant Estates

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People moves: AXA IM-Real Assets creates new client capital group

Tue, 16 May 2017By IPE staff

Daulon du Laurens to lead newly-created grouping across three regions

Dennis Lopez

Dennis Lopez leaves AXA IM–Real Assets to lead property arm of bcIMC

Fri, 12 May 2017By

Global CIO appointed CEO of QuadReal, set up last year to manage real estate

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People moves: Butani joins Bfinance as infrastructure director

Wed, 10 May 2017By IPE staff

Bfinance, Syntrus Achmea, Rockspring, AREF, Zinsbaustein, Genesta, CBRE, Colliers

London south bank Carlyle

Canada's PSP Investments launches European hub for private markets

Wed, 10 May 2017By

CAD126bn investor opens London office, including real estate and infrastructure

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Santa Barbara County to sell REITs and invest in Blackstone fund

Thu, 25 May 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund transfers $20m from Harrison Street portfolio to core-plus strategy

Stocks

Illinois Municipal hires Cohen & Steers, Brookfield for listed real assets

Tue, 23 May 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund has a further $750m to invest in new 2% allocation

The Sandia Mountains east of Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico PERA searches for liquid real assets specialists

Wed, 3 May 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund could hire one or more managers for mandate

Tokyo at night

Japan's GPIF calls for real estate, infrastructure multi-managers

Tue, 11 Apr 2017By

Managers can register for separate global real estate and infrastructure mandates

Quartier am Auswärtigen Amt, Berlin

German pension fund RVK buys mixed-use asset in Berlin

Mon, 10 Apr 2017By

Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate acquires 19,500sqm building for investor

The Sandia Mountains east of Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico PERA hires Rockwood, GEM for core real estate drive

Thu, 6 Apr 2017By Jon Peterson

Pension fund commits $250m to separate account and open-ended vehicle

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